The founder of a project devoted to capturing stories of people's lives spoken in their own words has won a million-dollar TED Prize that comes with an unfettered wish.
With the help of cutting edge microscopy, new research at U of T Mississauga could help stop "superbugs" in their tracks.
(AP)—A pumpkin weighing 2,058 pounds has taken first prize and set a tournament record at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California.
Molecules are busy actors on the cellular stage, gathering and dancing to create life and trigger death. But they had been too tiny to see in action, a frustrating scientific impasse - until three scientists, including Stanford ...
Taliban attack survivor Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel winner ever as she and Kailash Satyarthi of India won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for working to protect children from slavery, extremism and child labor ...
Patrick Modiano of France, who has made a lifelong study of the Nazi occupation and its effects on his country, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in literature Thursday for what one academic called "crystal clear and resonant" prose.
Japan celebrated three more Nobel prizes Wednesday, including for a scientist remembered as the salaryman who stood up to a corporation—and won.
US-based researcher Shuji Nakamura, one of three scientists to win the Nobel Prize Tuesday for Physics, said he was delighted to see his "dream of LED lighting" become a reality.
Norway's "Curie couple", May-Britt and Edvard Moser, have been virtually inseparable since their university days, but when news broke they had won the Nobel Medicine Prize, they were hundreds of miles apart.
Generations of scientists have pored over a seemingly basic but ultimately complex skill: how are humans able to find their way from one spot to another?